|Place of birth||Riga, Latvia, Russia|
|Address||Sailors' Home, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||26.3|
|Next of kin||Sister, Miss Matilda Brasche, Marij Street, Riga, Russia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 3|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||14/14/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Pioneer Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 6 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 26 July 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 2 Novemnber 1916; taken on strength, 2nd Pioneer Bn, in the field, 16 November 1916.
Admitted to 8th Field Ambulance, 9 April 1917 (scabies); discharged to duty, 19 April 1917; rejoined unit, in the field, 20 April 1917.
Admitted to 7th Australian Field Ambulance, 14 May 1917 (scabies); rejoined unit, 20 May 1917.
Marched out to 2nd Army Rest Camp, 27 August 1917; rejoined Bn, 8 September 1917.
On leave to Paris, 28 January 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 2 February 1918.
Wounded in action, 17 July 1918 (gassed), and admitted to 5th Casualty Clearing Station, and transferred same day to 49th Casualty Clearing Station; rejoined Bn, 13 August 1918.
On leave to England, 29 September 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 17 October 1918.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 13 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Mahia', 5 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 17 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 31 August 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BRASCHE Martin|